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Make up allergy: First you need to determine what in make up you are allergic to, and this is done by patch testing, a dermatologist or allergist can help you with that. Then you need to avoid products that contain the ingredient(s) you are allergic to. ...Read more
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
Im 18... I have got pimple like rashes on my face which are non itchy and maybe some cosmetic allergy?
Cosmetic allergy: The best way is to stop using these products. You may be able to find a product line that you can tolerate, but this will take trial and error experimentation. ...Read more
I have a nut allergy. Can touching certain dog food containing nuts, or using cosmetics with shea nut oil cause a reaction?
Probably: Gluten alleragy is called coeliac disease. Which means you haave a sensitivity to wheat. It would only make sense that if you use a makeup with wheat germ oil, it will absorb into your system and allow a physical reaction, which will usually exhibit itself as stomach and digestive tract imflamation and such problems. ...Read more
Can a reaction to lens placed in cataract surgery develop in people with sensitive eyes and allergies to cosmetics, etc?
Unlikely: The lens materia is essentially inert and not reacted upon by our bodies when placed in the eye. Lens implants have been used in millions of people since 1949 and there have only been a small number of reports of reactions. It turns out that the reactions were to chemicals used to clean the lenses, which are no longer used. There's no increased risk in patients with allergic eyes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an itchy rash that comes and goes on my lower left arm. I have ruled out\nfood, cosmetic, or chemical alergy. Any idea?
Possibly: Given your history you could be suffering from irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. Contact allergens may be found at home or in the workplace and may include metals, glues, plastics, rubber, fragrances, topical antibiotics, preservatives, and chemicals used in hair-care and cosmetic products. Suggest avoidance of pen ink on skin if possible. See Allergist for further workup. ...Read more
Propolis: is one of bee products in addition to beewax and honey, it is present in many cosmetic preparations, depends on your history, the doctor who performed the patch testing would correlate the results with the clinical picture, it usually causes allergic contact dermatitis , your doctor will better assist you ...Read more
How can I tell if allergies are causing my blepharitis? I've never been diagnosed with an allergy and i haven't started using any new makeup or contact solution either, but i don't know what else could be causing my blepharitis. I don't have rosacea or a
Usually not allergy: Blepharitis is inflammation or infection typically at the edge of the eyelid (margin) or base of eyelashes. The bacterial (or parasitic) byproducts are what can create an irritation to the lid skin or eye itself which feels like allergy (itching). Contact dermatitis is what is seen with cosmetic allergy, and is usually more like a rash around the eye. The lid skin is very sensitive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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